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Former Hacking Team Members Will ‘Transition Out’ of...

In an attempt to rectify the ongoing public relations nightmare for Coinbase, CEO Brian Armstrong has stated that former members of Hacking Team will be transitioned out of the...

Georgi Georgiev | Mar 06, 2019 | 21:00
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Organized Crime: 60% of Cryptocurrency Hacks Carried Out By 2 Groups

According to a new report by Chainalysis, 60 percent of cryptocurrency hacks (over $1 billion) were carried out by just two professional groups. Cryptocurrency Hacks Are a Centralized...

Christina Comben | Jan 29, 2019 | 12:00
Chainalysis Finds That Bitcoin Whales Are Not the Sole Source of Market Volatility
Bitcoin

Chainalysis Finds That Bitcoin Whales Are Not the Sole Source of...

Data from a detailed Chainalysis study found that Bitcoin whales may actually function as a stabilizing force in the market. Who’s in Charge of the Market? A newly published study...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 11, 2018 | 11:00
Bitcoin Cash
Bitcoin Cash

Hardly Anyone is Using Bitcoin Cash as 67 Wallets Control 56% of...

Bitcoin Cash just celebrated its first birthday at the beginning of August. However, recent reports of low commercial use coupled with an 85% drop in market cap from its all-time high...

Kyle Baird | Aug 21, 2018 | 07:30
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Estimated 4 Million Bitcoin is Lost Forever by Users’...

As much as 20 percent of all the Bitcoin in existence is lost forever, Chainalysis has revealed — as the research firm says it handled contracts worth $750,000 since 2016. ‘We...

Wilma Woo | Jul 06, 2018 | 20:00
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Coinbase CEO: ‘I’ve Come To Enjoy’ Bitcoin Price...

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says he “enjoys” Bitcoin price downturns as it “distracts” those not “making progress.” Armstrong: Downmoon ‘Allows For Progress’...

Wilma Woo | Jun 20, 2018 | 12:00
Bitcoin Cash
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Crypto ‘Currency?’ Only 10% Of Bitcoin Cash Used For...

90 percent of Bitcoin Cash holdings are held as investments and never change hands, new research from Chainalysis revealed on June 8. ‘Far Fewer Transactional Users Than...

Wilma Woo | Jun 09, 2018 | 11:00
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer Cryptocurrency Tax Framework
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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer...

At least two US institutions have requested that the IRS propose a definitive structure for taxing cryptocurrencies in the country. As authorities see the lucrative appeal of virtual...

Nikita Blows | Jan 20, 2018 | 17:00
Four Million Bitcoins Lost Forever?
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Four Million Bitcoins Lost Forever?

As Bitcoin’s price continues to climb ever higher, a new report suggests that nearly 4 million bitcoins may have been lost forever.  Could Bitcoin Rise Even Higher? Today...

Ashour Iesho | Nov 26, 2017 | 12:30
Crime
Bitcoin

The Bitcoin ‘It’s Not Actually All That Good for...

The daddy of all cryptocurrencies gained a surprising defender in its case for mainstream validity this week. The US Department of Homeland Security described it as “a lot...

Emilio Janus | Sep 01, 2017 | 04:00
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Bitcoin

IRS Hopes to Catch Bitcoin Tax Cheats With Blockchain Tracking...

The IRS is hoping to use the Reactor software by Chainalysis to track Bitcoin movement from wallet to wallet and then to exchanges in order to catch tax cheats. For some peculiar...

Jeff Francis | Aug 23, 2017 | 08:00
QLUE
Bitcoin

QLUE Wants to Unmask Bitcoin Users Committing ‘Financial...

Bitcoin privacy may be reduced with the launch of QLUE alongside other deanonymization tools used to trace Bitcoin transactions and reveal user identities. QLUE for Law...

Antonio Madeira | Feb 21, 2017 | 11:00

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